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  • 'Treasure' found at Archaeology Day dig

    Approximately 25 amateur archaeologists took part in a dig sponsored by the Historical Society of Glastonbury, on July 18. The Archaeology Day event was held on the Horton Farm on Ferry Road in South Glastonbury, just a few steps away from the Connecticut River.
  • An open house in Hampton history

    An open house in Hampton history
    HAMPTON — Beneath the topsoil at the former Harbor Square Apartments site downtown, archaeologists say they have found remnants of city history that date to the mid-1800s. Archaeologists spent the spring and portions of the summer digging for...

    READER SUBMITTED: Next Connecticut State Archaeologist Announced

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn welcome Dr. Brian D. Jones as Connecticut State Archaeologist effective July 18, 2014. He will succeed retiring State...

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...

    READER SUBMITTED: Museum Field School Offers Archaeology Enthusiasts Opportunity to Work UConn Archaeologist

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, will conduct an Adult Archaeology Field School Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8, 9 am to 3 pm in Killingworth, CT. The field school will...